
Definition of Striction
1. n. The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.
Definition of Striction
1. Noun. The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted. ¹
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Definition of Striction
1. [n S]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Striction
Literary usage of Striction
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1874)
"The locus of the points on tho generators of a ruled surface, where each is
closest to tho next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."
2. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1865)
"The locus of the points on the generators of a ruled surface, where each is
closest to the next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."
3. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1882)
"The locus of the points on the generators of a ruled surface, where each is
closest to the next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."
4. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1882)
"The locus of the points on the generators of a ruled surface, where each is
closest to the next consecutive, is called the line of striction of the surface. ..."
5. Solid Geometry by Percival Frost (1886)
"the parameter are (2) Let P be a point in the line of striction, PQ being the
shortest distance between (1) and (2), a, y, a, and x + fix, y + Sy, ..."
6. An Elementary Treatise on Solid Geometry by Charles Smith (1886)
"Hence, in order to find the point on the line of striction, ... To find the lines
of striction of the hyperboloid The directioncosines of a generator, ..."
7. An Elementary Treatise on Solid Geometry: By Charles Smith by Charles Smith (1884)
"To find the lines of striction of any skew surface. DBF. The locus of the point
on a generator of a ruled surface where it is met by the shortest distance ..."
8. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1898)
"It was a known fact that the lines of striction of a hyperboloid formed two
unicursal quartic curves. The most commonly given equation shewed that the curve ..."